Evelyn M's Design Blog
POLaRT DESIGNS began with a relentless wish to present Victorian style furniture in a manner that was relevant and alive to the world and in keeping with that wish they have expanded that desire to include outdoor plastic seating that combines traditional Victorian shapes with pops of modern colours. Bold, beautiful and very functional, what more could you ask for in outdoor seating?
Located 5 miles from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and designed by Todd Miller of Zeilger Build, this 6,000sqft 3-storey shipping container house is made from 31 new 20ft shipping containers and includes a study, home office, workshop, gym space and a sparkling saltwater pool, as well as four bedrooms and four bathrooms – all boasting a luxury street chic aesthetic.
With the trend in interior and architectural design to extend the living portion of the home to the outdoors, it is no wonder that light designers everywhere are embracing the idea of producing outdoor lighting for outdoor living. The sky really is the limits as lamps are strung from treetops, floated on water, perched on a deck, sat amongst plants, or even turned into a planter or table.
There is something pleasing about the shape of an egg. Whether you look at it or hold it, the egg shape offers a sense of calm. Calming as egg shapes may be, the following egg shaped furniture, lighting and décor ideas also offer a modern sense of playfulness that is both creative and calculated.
Gillie and Marc are a pair of Australian artists that not only collaborate on their art and sculptures but on their lives as well. The hybrid human/animal dog and rabbit sculptures represent themselves with Gillie being the rabbit and Marc being the dog. Whether dog or rabbit or other, all of Gillie and Marc’s sculptures are incredibly detailed, mixing just the right amount of traditional craftsmanship with whimsical portrayals.